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With The Band

December 21, 2005

As previously reported, recorded and video streamed (see: “The Way You Move”), the PVC Jazz Band was but one of several outstanding performance bands out gigging for a grateful audience for the Winter Concert on Monday, December 19, 2005 at Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle School.

The complete program, orchestrated by Lisa Sable (Bands), Michael Katzman (Choruses) and Sara Worden (Strings), featured the following bands (view photo gallery) with their respective set lists:

PVC Concert Band

  • All for Chanukah by Nicholas Forte
  • African Noel arranged by Johnnie Vinson
  • Christmas Bits & Pieces arranged by Michael Story

PVC Concert Band

  • Kindle the Hannukkah Lights arranged by Lennie Niehaus
  • The Christmas Song by Mel Torme and Ted Ricketts
  • Trepak from the “Nutcracker Suite” by Pytor Tchaikovsky, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Christine Chu, Guest Performer

PCV 5th and 6th Grade Chorus

  • Hine Ma Tov by Allan Naplam
  • Alleluia Canon by Franz Josef Haydn, arranged by Dave and Jean Perry
  • Let It Snow / Winter Wonderland arranged by Allan Billingsley

PVC Symphonic Band

  • Channukah: The Festival of Lights Overture arranged by David Bobrowitz
  • And The Herald Angels Sang arranged by James Swearingen
  • A Holiday Sing-Along arranged by Paul Murtha

PVC 7th and 8th Grade Chorus

  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree by Johnny Marks
  • Hanukkah Nagilah by Linda Spevacek
  • All I Want for Christmas by Mariah Carey/Walter Afanasieff, arranged by Mac Huff

Harmony on Hudson

  • Shalom Cheverim arranged by Patrick Leibergen
  • I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm by Irving Berlin, arranged by Kirby Shaw

PVC Jazz Band

  • Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima, arranged by Paul Cook
  • Chameleon by Mason/Maupin/Jackson/Hancock, arranged by Michael Sweeney
  • The Way You Move by Patton/Brown/Mahone, arranged by John Berry


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